Available Positions

NIH: Postdoctoral Fellow (12/4/20)

FDA CBER: Postdoctoral Fellow (10/21/20)

USDA: Postdoctoral Associate (10/20/20)

Bruker: Field Sales Representative (10/6/20)

Medical Science & Computing: Proteomics Scientist (9/18/20)

Shimadzu: Field Service Engineer (CA) (7/31/20)

Shimadzu: Field Service Engineer (PA) (7/31/20)

Shimadzu: MS Service Specialist (7/24/20)

University of Wollongong: Associate Research Fellow (7/23/20)

Naval Research Laboratory: Postdoctoral Fellow (7/10/20)

CDS Analytical: Empore North America Sales Manager (6/19/20)

Georgetown University: Postdoctoral Research Associate (6/11/20)

UMD Pharmacy: Postdoctoral Research Associate (6/10/20)

FDA CBER: Postdoctoral Fellow (6/3/20)

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NIH: Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted: December 4, 2020
Location: Rockville, MD

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health, seeks applications from qualified candidates to fill a postdoctoral mass spectrometry position in the Analytical Chemistry Core Facility within NCATS’ Division of Preclinical Innovation in Rockville Maryland. The selected candidate must have expertise in mass spectrometry, high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and proteomics fields. Applicants with additional expertise in protein biochemistry, automation systems and high-throughput screening will receive preferential consideration.

The Analytical Chemistry Core Facility maintains a state-of-the-art laboratory, the mission of which is to support chemistry research throughout the Center. The laboratory has a variety of instrumentation utilizing various analytical techniques, including liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, high-resolution mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance to facilitate early-stage chemical development. Initially focused on small-molecule purification and analysis, the laboratory’s capabilities have expanded to other therapeutic modalities, such as peptides, proteins, antibody-drug conjugates and lipids. The laboratory manages several cutting-edge mass spectrometers with the capability to perform high-throughput sample analysis, peptide and protein analysis (top-down and bottom-up), post-translational modification analysis, multiple reaction monitoring (MRM), proteomics, metabolomics, and ultra-high-resolution analysis of small molecules. NCATS’ goal is to increase the productivity, efficiency and integrity of chemistry efforts by optimizing workflows and integrating automated processes.

Core Responsibilities
The postdoctoral fellow will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of innovative scientists using the available resources to develop novel methods and assays for high-throughput proteomics analysis and mass spectrometry-based compound screening. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to work independently as a well-trained problem solver in the areas of mass spectrometry and HPLC. He or she will manage, troubleshoot and regularly maintain the instrumentation. The fellow will be expected to prepare samples of various modalities prior to analysis. The fellow also will be required to keep accurate and complete records of all scientific experiments according to established procedures and ensure that these records and raw data are properly retained. He or she will draft technical reports, manuscripts and patent applications, as well as present work at internal and external meetings.

Qualifications
The successful applicant must possess a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, biochemistry or a related discipline, with a focus in mass spectrometry and have relevant research experience. Candidates should possess extensive proteomics experience, including sample preparation, post-translational modification analysis and data analysis, using Proteome Discoverer, MaxQuant, Mascot and/or Skyline. Direct experience with ultra-HPLC/nano-HPLC instrumentation is a must. Familiarity with the RapidFire high-throughput sampling system and protein biochemistry is necessary. Training in the areas of metabolomics, lipids analysis, MRM, intact protein and protein top-down analysis is desirable. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, possess a strong work ethic, have a keen attention to detail, and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent analytical, organizational and time-management skills are required. The candidate must possess strong oral and written communication skills with a proven publication record in peer-reviewed journals. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position, including a research summary (1–2 pages); a current curriculum vitae and complete bibliography; and the names and contact information for at least three references to Dr. Christopher LeClair at ncats_info@mail.nih.gov.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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USDA: Postdoctoral Associate

Posted: October 20, 2020
Location: Beltsville, MD

The Method Application and Food Composition Laboratory (MAFCL) of USDA Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Center is seeking a post-doc associate in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related field. The successful candidate will work with an experienced research team to conduct metabolomic studies using UHPLC HRAM MS/MS in herbs, dietary supplements, and foods, as well as identify/quantify key bioactive compounds.

HPLC and MS experience are required. Experiences in high-resolution MS and small molecule characterization and quantification are preferred. Chemometric experience is a plus. The laboratory’s research crosses the boundaries between analytical chemistry, natural product/botanical, and human nutrition. Please visit us at for more information.

The position is located in Beltsville, Maryland, USA . For more information regarding the lab, please go to https://www.ars.usda.gov/northeast-area/beltsville-md-bhnrc/beltsville-human-nutrition-research-center/methods-and-application-of-food-composition-laboratory/

To be considered for this position, please email your Curriculum vitae to: pei.chen@usda.gov.
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FDA CBER: Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted: October 21, 2020
Location: Silver Spring, MD

A research opportunity is currently available in the Office of Vaccines Research and Review (OVRR), at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring, Maryland. This research opportunity will be within the Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides with the goal of using recombinant technologies, metabolic engineering and/ synthetic biology as tools to improve the understanding of glycoconjugate vaccine synthesis and immunology. The selected participant will receive mentoring on fulfilling the project, which will also include collaboration with investigators within and external to the FDA. The participant will be studying Glycoengineered Outer Membrane Vesicles (geOMV) as an alternative platform to generate glycoconjugate vaccines that target encapsulated pathogens. The participant will generate a prototype expression system to reconstitute bacterial polysaccharides (e.g. capsule, O-antigen) in Escherichia coli, and test and evaluate the immune response of the purified geOMV.

Qualifications
The qualified candidate should have received a Doctoral degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or related field. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date. Applicants must have resided in the USA for 3 of the last 5 years.

Preferred skills:
• Biochemistry and molecular biology, such as designing and cloning plasmid constructs, bacterial and tissue cultural techniques, recombinant protein expression and purification, PAGE/Western blot protein analysis and performing respective functional / binding assays
• Knowledge of glycobiology and mass spectrometry

The following papers provide examples of the research project:
1. Haurat MF et al. Biol Chem. 2015. doi: 10.1515/hsz-2014-0183
2. Elhenawy, W. et al. MBio. 2016. 10.1128/mBio.00940-16
3. Price, N. L. et al. Sci Rep. 2016. doi: 10.1038/srep24931

How to apply:
Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, along with contact information for three references to:
Dr. M. Florencia Haurat
maria.haurat@fda.hhs.gov
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USDA: Postdoctoral Associate

Posted: October 20, 2020
Location: Beltsville, MD

The Method Application and Food Composition Laboratory (MAFCL) of USDA Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Center is seeking a post-doc associate in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related field. The successful candidate will work with an experienced research team to conduct metabolomic studies using UHPLC HRAM MS/MS in herbs, dietary supplements, and foods, as well as identify/quantify key bioactive compounds.

HPLC and MS experience are required. Experiences in high-resolution MS and small molecule characterization and quantification are preferred. Chemometric experience is a plus. The laboratory’s research crosses the boundaries between analytical chemistry, natural product/botanical, and human nutrition. Please visit us at for more information.

The position is located in Beltsville, Maryland, USA . For more information regarding the lab, please go to https://www.ars.usda.gov/northeast-area/beltsville-md-bhnrc/beltsville-human-nutrition-research-center/methods-and-application-of-food-composition-laboratory/

To be considered for this position, please email your Curriculum vitae to: pei.chen@usda.gov.
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Bruker: Field Sales Representative

Posted: October 6, 2020
Location: Washington, DC – Baltimore, MD

Bruker Daltonics Inc. is seeking a Field Sales Representative for the Mid-Atlantic Territory – VA, DC, MD, DE, PA for Life Science Research Mass Spectrometry.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Meets or exceeds assigned territory sales target by maintaining & growing sales in current accounts, and identifying & closing business in new accounts.
• Accurately forecasts prospects through sales cycle. Maintains balance & list of prospects that reflects sales targets and tracks this in CRM. Interprets customer needs & identify BDAL solutions. Builds & articulates BDAL value proposition. Understands customer decision making process, and key decision makers and influencers.
• Cultivates key accounts / key opinion leaders.
• Provides sales territory information, forecasts, reports and other business data through the BDAL management structure.
• Completes a business plan for the assigned territory detailing specific strategies and activities required to achieve goals.
• Identifies & works with internal resources to enhance customer interaction through sales process.
Secondary Responsibilities:
• Maintains & enhances sales skills through technical & sales training.
• Develops & maintains territory opportunities in the SalCRMCRM database.
• Maintains & enhances technical knowledge on BDAL products, company literature & information, and competition.
• Maintains knowledge to discuss commercial contract terms.
• Education and/or Experience:
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry/biochemistry, or equivalent scientific degree or equivalent work experience required.
• Minimum of five years’ sales experience in related industry, with demonstrated success, required.

Computer Skills:
• Essential to have experience with contact management database software (eg Microsoft Dynamics CRM or SFDC), and MS Office. Must be able to learn new software packages; e.g. Adobe Acrobat.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• Must have & be able to maintain valid travel documentation and driving license.

Other Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent communications skills needed to work with a wide variety of knowledge levels with customers of differing backgrounds, and within BDAL (e.g. management, service applications).
• Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and organization skills.
• Ability to decide priorities in a rapidly changing commercial environment.

Other Qualifications:
• Must be able to maintain home office with telephone lines and computer connectivity. Must have flexibility, ability to prioritize and manage differing time constraints: time management is essential. In depth industry knowledge.
• Self-motivation is essential as is a willingness to work with others toward a shared goal.
• Willingness and ability to travel, as extensive travel within the territory is required. (~70%)

Apply online through LinkedIn
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Medical Science & Computing: Proteomics Scientist

Posted: September 18, 2020
Location: Bethesda, MD

MSC is searching for a Proteomics Scientist to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.
Operate and maintain nanoflow liquid chromatography and mass spectrometer (orbitrap fusion Lumos).
Prepare samples for mass spectrometry
Establish proteomics methods
Obtain and analyze mass spectrometry data
Maintain laboratory equipment
Order and maintain supplies

Requirements
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Proteomics or related field.
Three (3) or more years of experience in proteomics research.
Experience with proteomics pipeline (sample preparation, LC and MS operation, and data analysis).
Experience with MS data analysis software.
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team and be self-motivated.
Strong organizational and communicational skills.
Experience with orbitrap fusion Lumos is advantageous.

Apply online at https://careers-mscweb.icims.com/jobs/4168/proteomics-scientist/job
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Shimadzu: MS Service Specialist

Posted: July 31, 2020
Location: South San Francisco, CA

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments is hiring a Field Service Engineer to provide service instrument support mainly in the following product areas (including, but not limited to): LC, GC, LCMS, GCMS, UV-Vis, FTIR, TOC, AA, ICP. This is a great opportunity for someone with hands-on experience with any of these instruments to work in a customer facing setting who would like to advance their career! The employee will be primarily supporting the Northern California service territory (based in the South San Francisco area)!

The Field Service Engineer in this position will:
Provide excellent and efficient customer service to Shimadzu’s clients, along with technical training on products.
Repair, maintain, and install Shimadzu’s award winning analytical instrumentation product line.
Travel throughout the regional territory, experiencing all the various places our instrumentation is utilized.
Train and support regional staff.
Document and report all repairs and product failures. When applicable provide recommendations on design changes and improvements.
Help with the development of preventative maintenance procedures for Shimadzu products.

The Field Service Engineer will earn:
Excellent Base Salary
Service Support Incentive Plan
Company vehicle with gas card
Home office set up (where applicable)
Company benefits (medical/dental/vision/401k with profit sharing match/year end bonus/tuition reimbursement/vacation/personal, sick time/paid holidays).

Education and/or Experience:
An associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Technology is required, a bachelors within a Life Science discipline is highly preferred. Incumbent must have at least three years of field or in-house instrumentation repair experience (or the equivalent similar product) is required.

View posting and apply here.
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Shimadzu: MS Service Specialist

Posted: July 31, 2020
Location: Allentown, PA

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments is hiring a Field Service Engineer to provide service instrument support mainly in the following product areas (including, but not limited to): LC, GC, LCMS, GCMS, UV-Vis, FTIR, TOC, AA, ICP. This is a great opportunity for someone with hands-on experience with any of these instruments to work in a customer facing setting who would like to advance their career! The employee will be primarily supporting the Northeast PA-based service territory.

The Field Service Engineer in this position will:
Provide excellent and efficient customer service to Shimadzu’s clients, along with technical training on products.
Repair, maintain, and install Shimadzu’s award winning analytical instrumentation product line.
Travel throughout the regional territory, experiencing all the various places our instrumentation is utilized.
Train and support regional staff.
Document and report all repairs and product failures. When applicable provide recommendations on design changes and improvements.
Help with the development of preventative maintenance procedures for Shimadzu products.

The Field Service Engineer will earn:
Excellent Base Salary
Service Support Incentive Plan
Company vehicle with gas card
Home office set up (where applicable)
Company benefits (medical/dental/vision/401k with profit sharing match/year end bonus/tuition reimbursement/vacation/personal, sick time/paid holidays).

Education and/or Experience:
An associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Technology is required, a bachelors within a Life Science discipline is highly preferred. Incumbent must have at least three years of field or in-house instrumentation repair experience (or the equivalent similar product) is required.

View posting and apply here.
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Shimadzu: MS Service Specialist

Posted: July 24, 2020
Location: Miami, FL

SSI is currently hiring a Mass Spectrometry (MS) Service Specialist to cover the Southern Florida Service Region. Strong attention paid to experience with LCMS products. This position will be based in the Miami / Ft. Lauderdale, FL area.

Position Summary:
The individual in this position is responsible for a wide variety of service related support functions including, but not limited to, the repair, maintenance, after hours phone support and installation of Shimadzu products. Additionally, responsibilities include the training and support of regional staff and less experienced personnel. As well, other related duties may be assigned from time to time. This position is responsible for the repair, maintenance, and installation of those products sold by Shimadzu Scientific Instruments anywhere within the company’s market area. Direct area of support is the regional territory for Mass Spec and related products.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
The repair, maintenance, and installation of those products sold by Shimadzu Scientific Instruments or its representatives.
Providing technical service training to customers, service and technical support personnel.
Accurate documentation and reporting of all repairs and product failures; and when applicable, providing design change and improvement recommendations.
Assist in the development of preventative maintenance procedures for Shimadzu products as required.
The maintenance and control of repair parts inventories within the position’s assigned region in accordance with the administrative policies as defined by the Service Center in Columbia, Md.
Providing customers and other personnel with the necessary technical support (phone, FAX, E-Mail etc.) and documentation required to effect instrument repairs, maintenance, and installations.
Phone Support to include after hours (night and weekend) technical assistance to customers anywhere within the SSI market area.
Repairing instruments returned to the Regional Service Center in a timely manner.
Travel to provide service support to customers and other SSI personnel.
Timely submission of all required paperwork and reports.

SCOPE:
This position’s primary focus is to provide quality, efficient service to our customers and to support the other Service, Technical Support, and Sales & Marketing staff in the performance of the same. Will report directly to the Regional Service Manager and will work in conjunction with Corporate Service management as needed.

PROBLEM SOLVING REQUIREMENTS:
Incumbent must be proficient at effectively troubleshooting and resolving instrument problems, performing installations, and providing, when necessary, customer and staff training. Incumbent must also be capable of successfully running standard samples and reading/interpreting the chromatography to determine if the instrument is functioning properly. Must be able to resolve basic and complex applications related customer problems, through exercising independent discretion and judgment based learned industry specific knowledge and company policies/protocol.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a closely related field is required, while an advanced degree is preferred. Incumbent should have at least one (1) year (while two or more is highly preferred) of field exposure supporting mass spec instrumentation, or the equivalent experience. Must be proficient in LCMS instrumentation.

View full posting and apply here
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University of Wollongong: Associate Research Fellow

Posted: July 23, 2020
Location: New South Wales, Australia

The Molecular Horizons institute, serving as the primary research environment for this position, occupies a central role within UOW’s Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, in terms of location as well as strategic positioning.

Dr. Shane Ellis’s group within Molecular Horizons and the School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience develops high resolution mass spectrometry imaging technologies and methods to study the molecular processes occurring within tissues and cells, as well as to classify diseased tissues based on their local chemical compositions.

As a member of the Ellis group the position will focus on the development of mass spectrometry imaging applications having translational benefits, with a focus on clinically-relevant research questions.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process. For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Shane Ellis on + 61 2 4221 5748.

The position willfocus on the development of mass spectrometry imaging applications having translational benefits, with a focus on clinically-relevant research questions.

Find full position details here

Apply online here
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Naval Research Laboratory: Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted: July 10, 2020
Location: Washington, DC

Description
Research projects focus on developing analytical methods for accurate generation and verification of trace explosives and/or headspace analysis of vapors of explosives or other hazardous materials. Projects will utilize gas chromatography/mass spectrometry and may include other analytical instrumentation such as ion chromatography, liquid chromatography, ion mobility spectroscopy.

Advisers
DeGreeff, Lauryn Elaine lauryn.degreeff@nrl.navy.mil
Giordano, Braden C braden.giordano@nrl.navy.mil
Johnson, Kevin kevin.johnson@nrl.navy.mil

Examples of PI previous research include:
Giordano BC, Field CR, et. al.; Trace explosives vapor generation and quantitation at parts per quadrillion concentrations. Analytical Chemistry 88, 3747-3753 (2016).
Collins GE, Giordano BC, et. al.; Trace explosives sensor testbed (TESTbed). Review of Scientific Instruments 88, 034104 (2017).
DeGreeff LE, Cerreta MM, Katilie CJ; Variation in the headspace of bulk hexamethylene triperoxide diamine (HMTD) with time, environment, and formulation. Forensic Chemistry 4, 41-50 (2017).
DeGreeff LE, et. al.; Passive delivery of mixed explosives vapor from separated components. Forensic Chemistry 4, 19-31 (2017).
Katilie CJ, Simon AG, DeGreeff LE; Quantitative analysis of vaporous ammnia by online derivatization with gas chromatography – mass spectrometry with applications to ammonium nitrate-based explosives. Talanta 193, 87-92 (2019).

Keywords:
Energetic materials; Explosives; Vapor detection; Trace detection; Gas chromatography; Mass spectrometry; Sensors; Headspace analysis

Eligibility
Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents

Base Stipend Travel Allotment
$83,398.00 $3,000.00

Apply at http://nrc58.nas.edu/RAPLab10/Opportunity/Opportunity.aspx?LabCode=64&ROPCD=641515&RONum=B7825
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CDS Analytical: Empore North America Sales Manager

Posted: June 19, 2020

CDS Analytical, the word leader in Gas Chromatography (GC) front-end sample introduction instrumentations and CDS Empore (previously 3M Empore) membrane Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) consumables, is seeking a North America Sales manager for Empore product line. This position is a technical sales position, and owns the responsibility for maintaining and creating sales pipelines within the 50 states of US as well as Canada and Mexico. The candidate should have a strong technical background in Sample Preparation and Chromatography instruments and consumables.

Responsibilities
(1) Direct the implementation and coordination of all sales efforts in the designated territory
(2) Manage all distributors and end-customers located in the designated territory
(3) Develop territory by establishing new distributors and key accounts
(4) Manage customer relationships and aids in development and execution of strategic marketing initiatives
(5) Achieve defined monthly, quarterly and annual targets on revenue for the territory
(6) Expand customer knowledge of Empore products by sales calls, seminars and Lunch & Learns
(7) Perform onsite and hands-on demonstration when needed
(8) Grow the sales team with vision and leadership
(9) Be a team play and work with product management team to develop marketing plans
(10) Represent talks, posters at conferences when needed
(11) Report to Empore Division Manager on all business activities

Knowledge and Skills
(1) Minimum four-year college degree with a major in analytical chemistry, or a related field
(2) Strong verbal and written communication skill and demonstrated competency in directing, managing, and coordinating North America sales activities
(3) Business acumen and ability to think strategically
(4) Able to work in a fast-paced, self-motived environment with shifting priorities.
(5) Proficient computer skills including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and CRM software.
(6) Capable to train sales and service reps on the product lines
(7) 20% of domestic travel to the 50 states of USA and Canada

Compensation
$45k base salary, and the estimated total compensation is ~$50K. Paid vacation, 401K retirement plan and health insurance including dental and vision coverage. CDS Analytical is an equal-opportunity employer.

Dana Arnold
Operations Assistant
CDS Analytical
465 Limestone Rd
Oxford, PA 19363
darnold@cdsanalytical.com
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UMD Pharmacy: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted: June 11, 2020
Location: Washington, DC

The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center invites applications to fill an open postdoctoral research associate position at the Ressom Lab (http://omics.georgetown.edu).

We are seeking a motivated and experienced candidate, who exhibits a broad analytical aptitude and laboratory management. Primary responsibilities include operation of chromatography and mass spectrometry systems (UltiMate 3000 RSLCnano System, Vanquish Flex UHPLC System, and Agilent 1260 Infinity HPLC System, Q-Exactive Mass Spectrometer, Agilent GC-MS System, and LECO Pegasus HT GC-TOF System) for metabolomics and proteomics studies. The candidate will be involved in: (1) management of day-to-day laboratory operation; (2) processing of human tissues and blood samples; (3) sample preparation for metabolomics and proteomics studies; (4) profiling of metabolites and proteins in human tissues and blood samples by LC-MS/MS and GC-MS; and (5) targeted quantitation of metabolites and proteins by parallel reaction monitoring and selected reaction monitoring.

Essential Requirements
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, or related field and experience in sample preparation for metabolomics and proteomics studies an operation of chromatography and mass spectrometry systems including UltiMate 3000 RSLCnano System, Vanquish Flex UHPLC system, Agilent 1260 Infinity HPLC System, Q-Exactive Mass Spectrometer, Agilent GC-MS System, and LECO Pegasus HT GC-TOF System.

Desirable Requirements
Experience with MS data analysis software tools and bioinformatics.

Please e-mail your CV and names of three references to hwr@georgetown.edu
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UMD Pharmacy: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted: June 10, 2020
Location: Baltimore, MD

The laboratory of Jace W. Jones at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is seeking an exceptional postdoctoral research fellow who is enthusiastic about developing analytical strategies to probe the dynamic relationship between lipid structure and function. The Jones Laboratory develops mass spectrometry-based platforms to characterize lipid structure and anchor structure to quantitative abundance. There is an immediate need for a high-quality researcher to participate in a multi-PI project to characterize the viral envelope of zoonotic viruses with special emphasis on SARS-CoV-2. The successful candidate would be involved in various aspects of the project including optimization of sample preparation, instrumentation development, generation of multidimensional data-sets, and data analysis.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out experiments that involve lipid extraction from biological matrices, mass spectrometry-based structure characterization and quantitation of lipids, bioinformatic processing of multidimensional data, and publication and presentation of findings.

Requirements
The requirements are a PhD in chemistry, biology or a related field, mass spectrometry
experience, and a publication record in analytical sciences.
Preferred qualifications
• Strong communication skills (oral and written)
• Cell culture experience
• Experience in lipidomics and/or metabolomics
• Instrumentation development
• Programming/scripting
• Bioinformatics
• Eagerness to learn additional research skills when needed
• Ability to work with internal and external collaborators

Contact:
Jace W. Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Mass Spectrometry Center
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 N. Pine Street, Room N721
Baltimore, MD 21201
jjones@rx.umaryland.edu
https://faculty.rx.umaryland.edu/jjones/
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FDA CBER: Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted: June 3, 2020
Location: Silver Spring, MD

The Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research is seeking a motivated post-doctoral individual to join The Division of Bacterial, Parasitic & Allergenic Products Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides Vaccine Structure Group. The successful candidate will work with an experienced research team to investigate the structural aspects of glycoconjugate based vaccines.

The position will focus on mass spectrometry-based approaches for analysis of glycoproteins and other glycoconjugates particularly in the area of vaccine antigens. Glycan array technologies will also be implemented to study viral pathogen interactions with host glycoconjugate receptors. These studies will facilitate a better understanding of how glycosylation can impact on vaccine performance and how glycosylation impacts the host-pathogen interface.

This position requires a Ph. D. in chemistry, biochemistry, structural biology or a related science. New graduates are welcome to apply. A background in mass spectrometry is required. Experience in glycobiology, carbohydrate chemistry, proteomics mass spectrometry and/or glycan array is a plus. The laboratory’s research crosses the boundaries between analytical chemistry, structural biology, biochemistry and microbiology. The laboratory develops state of the art mass spectrometric and glycan array platforms for use in FDA mission critical projects centered in issues surrounding glycosylation of key vaccine antigens. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and the ability to work in a team environment are required.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To be considered for this position, please write or email your Curriculum vitae to:

John F. Cipollo, Ph. D.
Principal Investigator
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Division of Bacterial, Parasitic and Allergenic Products
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Building # 52/72 and Room # G310
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
Office 240-402-9445
John.cipollo@fda.hhs.gov
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